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O Brave New Words! by Charles L. Cutler is the first book published on the more than one thousand North American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut words in the English vocabulary. Though little acknowledged, these loanwords are indispensable today. They name animals and fish that sustained Indians and early settlers: moose, muskrat, opossum, raccoon, sockeye, and terrapin. They designate plants common in North America: catalpa, hickory, pecan, tamarack, and tupelo. And they identify foods originating with the Native Americans: corn ...

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O Brave New Words: Native American Loanwords in Current English 2000, University of Oklahoma Press, Oklahoma

ISBN-13: 9780806132464

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O Brave New Words!: Native American Loanwords in Current English 1994, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806126555

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